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# mayor - Tuesday 20 April, 2021

Government signs-off on plan for directly elected mayor for Limerick
# Local Government
# Local Government

Government signs-off on plan for directly elected mayor for Limerick

Apr 20th 2021, 3:06 PM 5,937 Views 10 Comments

An election will be held later this year if the public health situation allows it.

# mayor - Tuesday 26 January, 2021

Government approves drafting of legislation for new role of directly elected mayor for Limerick
# Limerick
# Limerick

Government approves drafting of legislation for new role of directly elected mayor for Limerick

Jan 26th 2021, 2:13 PM 8,284 Views 7 Comments

Limerick is the first city that will have a directly-elected mayor after locals voted for the move in 2019.

# mayor - Saturday 27 June, 2020

'The wrong decision': Eoin Ó Broin criticises decision to nominate Paddy Holohan for South Dublin Mayor
# Paddy Holohan
# Paddy Holohan

'The wrong decision': Eoin Ó Broin criticises decision to nominate Paddy Holohan for South Dublin Mayor

Jun 27th 2020, 9:20 AM 65,190 Views 101 Comments

Holohan made what were described as “offensive” comments in his podcast earlier this year.

# mayor - Thursday 21 May, 2020

Boris Johnson should have disclosed ‘close association’ with Jennifer Arcuri, but faces no police probe
# Mayor
# Mayor

Boris Johnson should have disclosed ‘close association’ with Jennifer Arcuri, but faces no police probe

May 21st 2020, 1:51 PM 22,085 Views 8 Comments

The IOPC said it ‘would have been wise’ for Johnson to declare this link as a conflict of interest.

# mayor - Tuesday 11 June, 2019

Cabinet approve citizens' assemblies on gender equality and Dublin's local government
# Cabinet
# Cabinet

Cabinet approve citizens' assemblies on gender equality and Dublin's local government

Jun 11th 2019, 8:55 PM 9,685 Views 31 Comments

The Assembly on gender equality will look at “the remaining barriers facilitating gender discrimination”.

# mayor - Tuesday 28 May, 2019

Limerick has voted to elect its own mayor with greater powers - but what happens now?
# Limerick Says Yes
# Limerick Says Yes

Limerick has voted to elect its own mayor with greater powers - but what happens now?

May 28th 2019, 9:22 AM 12,597 Views 59 Comments

And who’s likely to put their hat in the right? At this stage, it could be anyone really.

# mayor - Monday 27 May, 2019

Limerick votes for directly elected mayor for the city while Cork and Waterford reject same plans
# Mayor
# Mayor

Limerick votes for directly elected mayor for the city while Cork and Waterford reject same plans

Updated May 27th 2019, 3:41 PM 48,322 Views 63 Comments

Waterford has rejected the same proposal. Limerick voted in favour.

# mayor - Saturday 25 May, 2019

'Shambolic': Martin hits out at government as speculation mounts over defeat of directly elected mayor plebiscite
# Cork
# Cork

'Shambolic': Martin hits out at government as speculation mounts over defeat of directly elected mayor plebiscite

May 25th 2019, 3:05 PM 52,315 Views 48 Comments

Martin’s comments come as speculation mounts in Cork that the plebiscite looks set to be defeated.

# mayor - Tuesday 2 April, 2019

Here is what a directly elected mayor will and won't be able to do
# Proposals
# Proposals

Here is what a directly elected mayor will and won't be able to do

Apr 2nd 2019, 12:23 PM 12,729 Views 11 Comments

People in Cork, Limerick and Waterford will get to vote on the issue in May.

# mayor - Tuesday 26 February, 2019

Dublin Lord Mayor defends hosting gathering for unregulated crisis pregnancy agency
# Gianna Care
# Gianna Care

Dublin Lord Mayor defends hosting gathering for unregulated crisis pregnancy agency

Feb 26th 2019, 4:00 PM 31,696 Views 378 Comments

Gianna Care has been criticised by pro-choice groups for giving inaccurate medical information.

# mayor - Friday 3 August, 2018

WWE wrestler Kane wins mayor's race in Tennessee
# Knoxville
# Knoxville

WWE wrestler Kane wins mayor's race in Tennessee

Aug 3rd 2018, 8:40 PM 25,582 Views 27 Comments

He now runs an insurance business.

# mayor - Monday 11 June, 2018

Paris has an interactive map where you can report rat sightings
# Rats Out
# Rats Out

Paris has an interactive map where you can report rat sightings

Jun 11th 2018, 10:05 PM 25,560 Views 23 Comments

The website was set up after a daycare centre’s playground was found to be infested with rats.

# mayor - Sunday 20 May, 2018

Greek mayor (75) kicked and punched by 'far-right thugs' at WW1 event
# Thessaloniki
# Thessaloniki

Greek mayor (75) kicked and punched by 'far-right thugs' at WW1 event

May 20th 2018, 12:00 PM 14,196 Views 12 Comments

“They were hitting me everywhere,” Boutaris told state agency ANA. “It was a despicable attack, but I am well.”

# mayor - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

Poll: Should Ireland have directly elected mayors?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Ireland have directly elected mayors?

Dec 27th 2017, 9:30 AM 16,322 Views 63 Comments

In addition to the referendum on abortion next year, Ireland will vote on three other referendums.

# mayor - Monday 23 October, 2017

Former AC Milan defender elected mayor of Tbilisi
# Career Change
From The42
# Career Change

Former AC Milan defender elected mayor of Tbilisi

Oct 23rd 2017, 3:28 PM 8,080 Views 1 Comment

Ex-Georgian captain Kakha Kaladze turned to politics after a career that saw him win the Champions League twice.

# mayor - Tuesday 26 September, 2017

You'll be asked to vote in quite a few referendums over the next two years
# Save The Dates
# Save The Dates

You'll be asked to vote in quite a few referendums over the next two years

Sep 26th 2017, 4:18 PM 39,156 Views 148 Comments

The referendum on the Eighth Amendment will be held in May or June 2018.

# mayor - Thursday 24 August, 2017

Appeal for witnesses after woman 'kicked in face' by man 'with American accent'
# Limerick
# Limerick

Appeal for witnesses after woman 'kicked in face' by man 'with American accent'

Aug 24th 2017, 6:10 AM 21,967 Views 38 Comments

The incident happened in the Henry Street area of Limerick in the early hours of last Monday morning.

# mayor - Friday 30 June, 2017

Former TD who said 'F**k you, Deputy Stagg' in the Dáil is elected mayor of South Dublin
# Paul Gogarty
# Paul Gogarty

Former TD who said 'F**k you, Deputy Stagg' in the Dáil is elected mayor of South Dublin

Jun 30th 2017, 6:59 PM 40,618 Views 50 Comments

Councillor Paul Gogarty replaces outgoing mayor Guss O’Connell.

# mayor - Sunday 18 June, 2017

'We're in crisis': Wexford mayor fights to fix the county's mental health problems
# Frank Staples
# Frank Staples

'We're in crisis': Wexford mayor fights to fix the county's mental health problems

Jun 18th 2017, 8:45 AM 11,370 Views 9 Comments

Mayor Frank Staples wrote to the Minister for Health outlining his concerns for his community.

# mayor - Friday 16 June, 2017

Limerick mayor hopeful under fire for comments on immigrants claiming social welfare
# Stephen Keary
# Stephen Keary

Limerick mayor hopeful under fire for comments on immigrants claiming social welfare

Jun 16th 2017, 3:29 PM 21,877 Views 126 Comments

Councillor Stephen Keary made the comments at a recent council meeting.

# mayor - Tuesday 6 June, 2017

Time to cancel Trump's state visit says London Mayor
# Not Welcome
# Not Welcome

Time to cancel Trump's state visit says London Mayor

Jun 6th 2017, 7:45 AM 60,696 Views 104 Comments

Sadiq Khan last night said it did not make sense to welcome a president ‘whose policies go against everything we stand for’.

# mayor - Monday 8 May, 2017

'It was just a prank gone wrong': Limerick playground destroyed by accident
# Moyross
# Moyross

'It was just a prank gone wrong': Limerick playground destroyed by accident

May 8th 2017, 5:34 PM 39,408 Views 39 Comments

Locals in Moyross believe someone ‘did something stupid’ and the fire spead to the play park.

# mayor - Friday 17 March, 2017

The Mayor of Paris has declared war on rats

The Mayor of Paris has declared war on rats

Mar 17th 2017, 7:00 PM 27,030 Views 22 Comments

Anne Hidalgo has budgeted €1.5 million to do away with the French capital’s rodent population.

# mayor - Thursday 2 March, 2017

Mayor of Calais bans distribution of free food to migrants
# France
# France

Mayor of Calais bans distribution of free food to migrants

Mar 2nd 2017, 10:48 PM 18,830 Views 56 Comments

Mayor Natacha Bouchart says the directive is to prevent “law and order issues”.

# mayor - Tuesday 22 November, 2016

Would you like to decide who lives here? You won't get a say on it just yet
# Mayor Elections
# Mayor Elections

Would you like to decide who lives here? You won't get a say on it just yet

Nov 22nd 2016, 6:14 PM 10,130 Views 26 Comments

The government have put down a counter motion to the Green Party’s bill for a directly-elected mayor for Dublin.

# mayor - Sunday 20 November, 2016

“For Dublin to get into the Champions League of European cities, we need a directly-elected mayor”
# People's Choice
# People's Choice

“For Dublin to get into the Champions League of European cities, we need a directly-elected mayor”

Nov 20th 2016, 7:30 PM 8,286 Views 31 Comments

A motion to support the creation of a directly-elected mayor for Dublin will be debated by the Dáil this week.

# mayor - Saturday 5 November, 2016

Philippine mayor on president's drug list shot dead in jail
# Philippines
# Philippines

Philippine mayor on president's drug list shot dead in jail

Nov 5th 2016, 3:22 PM 18,546 Views 26 Comments

The president of the Philippines has been waging a bloody war on drugs.

# mayor - Friday 12 August, 2016

The mayor of Cannes has banned the wearing of "burkinis"
# Religious Clothing
# Religious Clothing

The mayor of Cannes has banned the wearing of "burkinis"

Aug 12th 2016, 3:21 PM 25,935 Views 208 Comments

The ban follows an attack on nearby Nice which killed 85 people.

# mayor - Tuesday 10 May, 2016

Donald Trump plans to 'make an exception' for London's new Muslim mayor
# Big Of Him
# Big Of Him

Donald Trump plans to 'make an exception' for London's new Muslim mayor

May 10th 2016, 7:55 AM 24,431 Views 80 Comments

The presumptive Republican nominee has said he was “happy to see” Sadiq Khan emerge victorious in the London mayoral race.

# mayor - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

'He's mayor of heaven now': Mourners pay final respects to controversial politician Rob Ford
# Toronto
# Toronto

'He's mayor of heaven now': Mourners pay final respects to controversial politician Rob Ford

Mar 30th 2016, 10:23 PM 14,211 Views 21 Comments

He gained worldwide notoriety for smoking crack cocaine while in office.

# mayor - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

Rob Ford, controversial former Toronto Mayor, dies aged 46
# Toronto
# Toronto

Rob Ford, controversial former Toronto Mayor, dies aged 46

Mar 22nd 2016, 3:13 PM 42,419 Views 30 Comments

He had been battling cancer.

# mayor - Saturday 2 January, 2016

US mayor says sorry to Muslims for calling Barack Obama a Muslim
# US Politics
# US Politics

US mayor says sorry to Muslims for calling Barack Obama a Muslim

Jan 2nd 2016, 5:12 PM 15,649 Views 43 Comments

He continued his criticism of President Obama.

# mayor - Sunday 29 November, 2015

Pictures: the O'Connell Street Christmas lights are now officially on in Dublin
# Tis The Season
# Tis The Season

Pictures: the O'Connell Street Christmas lights are now officially on in Dublin

Nov 29th 2015, 7:22 PM 39,636 Views 34 Comments

With just one day left in November, festive fever is here to stay.

# mayor - Saturday 11 July, 2015

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

Jul 11th 2015, 8:57 PM 14,856 Views 1 Comment

Dublin’s new mayor, the passing of a Ros na Rún actor and a new political grouping had people talking today.

# mayor - Friday 26 June, 2015

Homeless couple sleeping at council had an injunction taken out against them
# Housing List
# Housing List

Homeless couple sleeping at council had an injunction taken out against them

Jun 26th 2015, 10:00 PM 45,909 Views 132 Comments

The couple slept in South Dublin County Council last night after being homeless over a week ago.

# mayor - Friday 8 May, 2015

Giggles the micro pig is running for mayor
# Oink
# Oink

Giggles the micro pig is running for mayor

May 8th 2015, 7:05 PM 8,583 Views 17 Comments

Let’s hope she doesn’t tell any porkies during her campaign,

# mayor - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

Limerick mayor says picture of his car parked in disabled space is political... but he is sorry
# Sorry
# Sorry

Limerick mayor says picture of his car parked in disabled space is political... but he is sorry

Jan 14th 2015, 8:52 AM 33,487 Views 131 Comments

Kevin Sheahan has apologised for the blunder and said it won’t be an event that is repeated.

# mayor - Monday 5 January, 2015

India has elected its first transgender mayor
# Untouchables
# Untouchables

India has elected its first transgender mayor

Jan 5th 2015, 2:37 PM 7,582 Views 16 Comments

Madhu Bai Kinnar beat out a rival from Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party.

# mayor - Sunday 28 December, 2014

NYPD officers turned their backs on the city's mayor when he spoke at cop's funeral
# Rafael Ramos
# Rafael Ramos

NYPD officers turned their backs on the city's mayor when he spoke at cop's funeral

Dec 28th 2014, 8:02 PM 29,377 Views 37 Comments

The police commissioner has said it was ‘inappropriate’.

# mayor - Tuesday 18 November, 2014

Gallic row brewing over 180m tall pyramid for Paris skyline
# Sky's The Limit
# Sky's The Limit

Gallic row brewing over 180m tall pyramid for Paris skyline

Nov 18th 2014, 7:30 AM 12,108 Views 15 Comments

That’s about 1.5 time the height of the Spire of Dublin.

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